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Natural Indigestion Treatment For Acid Reflux Sufferers

Posted in Health & Fitness on December 22nd, 2007

Prescription medications can work well for acid reflux, but they are not for everyone, either due to side effects, cost or because of a reluctance to take medications long term. While modifying your diet and adapting your sleeping position can be very helpful steps in keeping this condition under control, there are times when they might not be enough. When that is the case, some turn to natural forms of indigestion treatment to see if they can help keep acid reflux symptoms and pain at bay.

One of the best natural types of indigestion treatments is a modification of lifestyle. If you are overweight, losing just ten percent of your body weight can help. Many acid reflux sufferers report a significant improvement and even elimination of symptoms simply by losing excess weight. It is thought that being overweight places pressure on the stomach, especially when lying down, which forces the Lower Esophageal Sphincter (the muscle at the top of the stomach) open, allowing acid and stomach contents to easily reflux into the esophagus.

Smoking is another lifestyle factor that can actively encourage acid reflux symptoms. Smoking relaxes the LES and slows down digestion speed, meaning that food sits in the stomach for longer, promoting the likelihood of acid reflux to occur.

A third lifestyle factor is alcohol consumption. Alcohol is bad for acid reflux for a number of reasons. It relaxes the LES, encourages stomach acid production and can lead to indigestion. If you’re suffering with acid reflux it is best to avoid all alcohol, especially the carbonated drinks. However, if you do want to have a drink keep the quantity small and make sure you have plenty of water alongside it.

Modifying diet was mentioned at the beginning of this article as being a beneficial way of controlling acid reflux. Along with what you eat, it is just as important to be aware of when you eat and in what quantities. Eating smaller meals more often throughout the day is the best approach. The traditional large 3 meals a day we’re all used to is not good for acid reflux sufferers. Large meals place the stomach under stress and will often trigger symptoms to flare. Also, be aware of when you eat and try to make the last meal of the day 3 hours before your retire to bed at night so foods have been digested and moved out of the stomach.

For some people a natural indigestion treatment that works well is probiotics. Probiotics are good bacteria that are naturally present in your stomach that aid digestion. Should these get out of kilter, you can have problems with digestion. Probiotics are available in food or supplement form that helps aid digestion and keep your system moving. Having sufficient quantities of probiotics can cut down on the amount of acid your stomach has to make, lessening your chance of developing problems with indigestion and acid reflux. As an added benefit, Probiotics also help boost your immune system too.

Other natural indigestion remedies can be found in the home. Ginger has long been used as a digestive aid and to reduce nausea. Ginger can be taken as tea, either using tea bags or steeping shavings of fresh, peeled ginger root You can also find it in capsule form or as a syrup. Ginger seems to absorb or neutralize acid in your stomach, and also has a calming affect.

Should you wish to try any type of natural indigestion treatment, it is advisable to consult with your doctor to be sure they are safe and that they will not adversely react with any type of medication you may be taking.

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Is It Gout or Pseudo Gout?

Posted in Health & Fitness on December 8th, 2007

You’re certain you have gout, but are you really sure that is the correct assumption? You may not have heard of pseudo gout, but it might just be the root cause of your problem. Unlike gout, pseudo gout effects people across a broad range of ages and is also more common in both sexes when compared to gout. If left untreated, both gout and pseudo gout can have long term effects that lead to disability and a lot of pain. You should know the difference between the two so you know what treatments and lifestyle changes you should make in your particular situation.

Gout is caused by having excess levels uric acid in the blood that the body struggles to process. As a result the uric acid is deposited as crystals in the joints, most commonly the big toe joint, but it can affect any joint within the body. If gout is left untreated, the pain and swelling can become more frequent and over time damage can be done to the joints.

Pseudo gout, on the other hand, can occur in any joint at any time. This condition is not the result of uric acid crystals like gout, but comes from a build up of crystals that are formed from calcium pyrophosphate. The most common areas affected by this condition are the wrists, elbows, shoulders, and the knees, though not exclusively.

The cause of gout is partially hereditary and is also due to the body’s inability to remove excess uric acid. This can happen due to liver damage brought on by heavy drinking or a large variety of other problems.

Genetics can also play a role in pseudo gout, and the calcium pyrophosphate crystals formed will cause the same type of pain as gout, and can lead to a lot of cartilage damage within the affected joints. For the most part, it is not known why these crystals develop, but they do happen more frequently with age. Some suggest conditions such as hypothyroidism, an overactive thyroid gland, low magnesium levels, and high calcium levels in one’s blood may be partially to blame.

Gout is generally a condition that strikes men who have passed their fortieth birthday, with women becoming more at risk once they reach the menopause. One of the biggest indicators that you may be at risk of developing gout is if it runs in your family.

With pseudo gout, heredity may play a role, but both men and women are susceptible as they age. As many as 50 percent of people in their 90s may have this condition with only two or three percent of people fifties or sixties being affected.

While these two conditions have very different causes, and the reasons why some get pseudo gout are largely unknown, treatment options are somewhat similar. You don’t have to worry about purines in foods when it comes to pseudo gout, but you do have many of the same other options when it comes to treatments. NSAIDs are recommended for those who can safely take it to help with pain and swelling, and a shot of cortisone for especially bad attacks may help. You can lower uric acid levels by watching what you eat in regards to gout by avoiding purine-rich foods, but information on lowering the amount of or dissolving the crystals in regards to pseudo gout is not something that is possible or known at this time.

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Stop Your Gout Attack In Its Tracks

Posted in Health & Fitness on December 1st, 2007

When a gout attack strikes it’s usually excruciatingly painful, leaving most sufferers willing to do almost anything to make the pain go away. Because for some people, even when they do their best to eat the right diet, and take all of the other precautions that are suggested by medical professionals, an attack can occur. There are a few things you can do right away to stop your gout attack from getting worse, and you may even be able to lessen the pain and shorten the length of the attack. It all depends on what you do when it happens.

The best time to start fighting a gout attack is when you first notice the warning signs that one may be about to flare. You may not be able to put a stop to it completely, but there are some steps you can take to ease the pain and reduce the duration.

One natural remedy that many sufferers rely on when they feel a gout attack coming is to take celery seed as a supplement. This option should be discussed with your doctor, but taking the recommended amounts can help lessen the severity of your attack. Not only that, it can also help reduce the inflammation of the joints and can calm and soothe muscles that may cramp.

Another suggested natural remedy that can reduce your gout attack is to eat a lot of cherries. There are a number of suggested amounts, but eating a large handful of fresh cherries or drinking cherry juice when you feel that a gout attack is imminent can help cut the severity of your attack in half and lessen your pain. Some suggest eating a half a pound of them a day and others recommend a pound or more. That’s a lot of cherries to eat, and will be hard if you don’t like them, but you can think of them as a natural way to fight your attack. You can try cherry juice as a substitute, but make sure it is 100% real cherry juice. Some people with bad attacks have eaten or drunk the equivalent of two pounds when they fear an attack is near. Just be aware that too much fruit can play havoc with your digestion system, especially if you’re not used to the large quantities.

If these natural remedies don’t work or your wish to take a two-pronged approach, you can fight the pain and inflammation associated with a gout attack by taking a high dose of an anti inflammatory medication otherwise known as NSAID. These can be taken up to four times a day, but bear in mind that this may not be work for everyone. When you want to take this approach, talk with your doctor about the amount you should take, when you should take it, and how often. While NSAID’s can help with inflammation and pain, you do want to be sure you are not taking too much or that you are simply not taking enough.

Along with those three things that may help you stop a gout attack, or at least lessen the duration of such an attack, you should also try to rest the joint and take it easy if you feel an attack coming. If possible, try and keep the affected area elevated and use heat and ice to help with the inflammation if needed. Stay off your feet if at all possible, and stick to low purine foods so an not to increase your uric acid levels further. If pain is utterly unbearable and nothing seems to help, call your doctor immediately for more suggestions.

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Acid Reflux Esophagus Complications You Should Know About

Posted in Health & Fitness on November 17th, 2007

If you have acid reflux, you may think of it as just an inconvenience, admittedly a pretty painful one at times, but some people see it as simply a condition they can live with as long as they have something to soothe away the pain when it strikes. While this condition is not as immediately serious as a stroke or heart attack for example, however, if left untreated, there can be serious acid reflux esophagus complications.

When suffering with this condition, it’s important to realize that it isn’t just an inconvenience, but can lead to serious health complications. You need to know what you are up against and what you can do to avoid experiencing any complications in the future. There are some simple steps you can take that can save you a lot of pain and help avoid future health risks.

A common acid reflux esophagus complication that sufferers experience is the erosion of the esophagus that can take place when acid is left uncontrolled. The good news is that the esophageal tissue, while easily damaged, can heal when acid reflux is controlled either with the aid of medication or through lifestyle changes.

One option if you suffer from esophageal erosion is to take an over the counter or prescription proton pump inhibitor (PPI) to control the amount of stomach acid your body produces. The PPI’s work to reduce the production of stomach acid, meaning that the risk of reflux is reduced. PPI’s are usually only prescribed for short periods to enable healing but don’t address the underlying cause of why the reflux was occurring in the first place. To tackle this, lifestyle changes are often required. If reflux is left unchecked and erosion continues, scarring can be the result, with associated problems in your sinuses, throat, and lungs.

For some people with chronic cases of acid reflux difficulty may arise with swallowing foods. This problem can be as a result of scar tissue forming in the esophagus due to the long-term presence of acid.

In time, and if left untreated, acid reflux can cause the esophagus to form what are known as peptic strictures. These can block some of the esophagus and lead to problems with swallowing just about any food or even liquids, depending on the location and size of the stricture.

Probably the most problematic acid reflux esophagus complication is a condition known as Barrett’s esophagus. Barrett’s esophagus can develop when acid reflux is chronic and has been left untreated (though it can also happen in some cases when treatments have been administered), and the effected tissues begin to change within the esophagus.

Due to prolonged exposure to acid, the tissues can change in form similar to those that you would find lining the intestines. Those with this condition (it is most prevalent in white males) have a 125% higher chance of getting what is considered a very rare form of cancer in the esophagus. This is called Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.

These acid reflux esophagus complications can be very serious in nature, and are a good reason to take your acid reflux symptoms very seriously. The odd acid reflux episode is pretty normal and probably isn’t going to cause any lingering problems, but chronic acid reflux, heartburn or GERD that is largely ignored can lead to serious health problems. Discuss medication options with your doctor and consider adopting diet modifications, and even how to better position your body at night so you can minimize the damaged acid can do to your esophagus. If possible, lose weight and stop smoking, if either of those are a problem for you. Sometimes the smallest changes can increase your odds for a healthier outcome by leaps and bounds.

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Five Ways To Fight The High Blood Pressure Gout Connection

Posted in Health & Fitness on November 3rd, 2007

There are many things that gout can do to your body, but you may not realize how far reaching some of the effects might be. Some who have gout have problems with high blood pressure, and gout can make that problem even worse. There are even some times when high blood pressure gout problems are one in the same. There are easy steps you can take to lower high blood pressure while trying to treat your gout and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Your high blood pressure gout connection might not be obvious to you at first, and you may not think that one has anything to do with the other. However, if you have both, you should at least consider they are related. High blood pressure can be dangerous, and is not something that you should ignore. Some of the most common things that you may have to deal with in regards to having high blood pressure are kidney failure, heart attack and disease, congestive heart failure, and many problems and complications with heart values and arteries. Because all of these are life threatening, it is important to find ways to keep it under control.

A healthy lifestyle can help keep your high blood pressure gout problem under control in some cases. Here are five things you can do.

- If you are carrying around extra weight, you want to see if you can lose some of it. Even ten pounds in loss can make a positive dent in your blood pressure. Losing weight is also great for those with gout, so this lifestyle change can have great benefits all around. But make sure you don’t lose the extra pounds too quickly as this can actually lead to a gout flare-up. Slow, steady weight loss is best.

- Exercise is good for the body can eliminate many problems and can even help you feel better each day. This is also something anyone with high blood pressure should do. If you have problems with exercise because of your gout, talk with your doctor about which exercises would be the best for you and your overall medical condition.

- Those who smoke, drink, or chew tobacco should stop. Both are bad for gout and for high blood pressure, so eliminating them can greatly improve health. You may have a hard time quitting right away, but don’t give up. You’ll thank yourself later.

- Watch your diet if you have high blood pressure and gout problems. You should eat a diet low in purines for gout prevention, and you should also be sure that you watch your sodium levels to keep blood pressure in check. Sodium is found in many foods, but you can now find reduced sodium versions of many of them. This will help lower your blood pressure along with lowering the amount of uric acid in your body.

- Some people should eliminate some caffeine from their daily routine. There are studies that suggest caffeine in coffee has no affect on high blood pressure, but it does when it comes from a can of soda. No one is really sure why. If you drink a lot of soda, go for caffeine and sugar free, and if you think caffeine might still be a problem, lower the amounts you get from coffee as well.

By incorporating the above suggestions into your life you can help to control high blood pressure and also help your body keep gout at bay. As gout medication can lead to increased blood pressure it’s important to have your blood pressure monitored regularly. Be sure to visit your doctor with any high blood pressure gout concerns.

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Can Gout Herbal Medicine Help You?

Posted in Health & Fitness on October 26th, 2007

When the pain of gout is overwhelming, and it seems that nothing appears to be helping, trying alternative treatments to see if those might offer come relief is usually the next step. A change in diet is always a great idea for managing gout, but it doesn’t always take away the pain immediately. When looking for new treatments, you may have to follow a rather untraditional route, but that doesn’t mean traditional medicine can not help you. You can try gout herbal medicine to see if that helps, but you should always do so under the supervision of your doctor.

One type of gout herbal medicine that has shown some success for gout sufferers is Devil’s Claw. This natural remedy has been used for many years as it helps with many different things that can go wrong with the body. One of its best properties is that it can lower the amounts of uric acid in the body, and that means it can be a preventative measure to ward of future gout attacks. However, it can also help take away some of the pain associated with a gout attack in full swing, so it can also be used when the pain creeps up on you and you find yourself in the middle of a bad flare up.

Bilberry can be helpful, as it can also lower uric acid levels in the body. It is also thought to protect some of the tissues from degeneration, which can help with pain and healing.

Juniper Berry comes in capsule or liquid form, and also works to reduce uric acid.

There is a gout herbal medicine called Nettle Root that is supposed to help the kidneys work better so they can more effectively remove the uric acid in the body, and that helps keep gout attacks to a minimum.

There is one gout herbal medicine that you won’t need to talk to your doctor about, and they may even suggest it to you. Some berries and fruits have great properties, and one of those properties has to do with lowering the amounts of gout inducing uric acid. Cherries are often touted as the best of these, and you could try eating at least a half of a pound a day to see if that helps you. Give it a week or two before deciding if it is working. If you don’t like cherries, you can try blueberries, black berries, and many of the other darker colored berries. They might not be as good as cherries, but they can help you. Alternatively try a cherry extract supplement for the same protective effect.

Other than the fruit, you ought to talk with your medical doctor about any gout herbal medicine that you want to try. Some of them can have side effects of which you might not be aware of, and may interact or interfere with any medications that you might be taking. Natural and herbal remedies do work, and they may work well for you, but it pays to check that they are safe to take in your particular situation. When someone mentions herbs, most naturally assume that they are safe because they are from nature, but that is simply not the case. Talk with your doctor first, and go from there when choosing which approach you would like to take first.

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Fast Relief For Gout and Hip Joint Pain

Posted in Health & Fitness on October 20th, 2007

For most people, gout pain usually shows up first in the joints of the big toe. However, as gout progresses, and more and more uric acid builds in the system, it has to find other joints where it can go. This means you might get gout pain in other places that can cause even more pain than that which you might feel when it is in your toe. So its entirely possible that your gout and hip joint pain might very well be related.

Of course, treating your gout can help reduce the amount of pain you have in your hips, but that can take a while. When you have gout and joint hip pain, you want to find something you can do for immediate relief.

The hip joint is where the pelvis and the leg connect, so naturally any type of discomfort there is going to cause difficulties. Just walking or even sitting can be painful, and moving from one position to another can be next to impossible, depending on the amount of pain you have.

One of the first things many do when they have gout and hip joint pain is take NSAIDS. These are pain relievers that can also reduce some of the swelling in the area. That takes some of the pressure off of the joint, and can add some flexibility where it might have been stiff and unforgiving.

A treatment of heat and ice can also help when gout and hip joint pains are making it hard to move around. Ask your doctor about the proper way to do this type of simple treatment. The heat and then the cold ice packs can help bring some of the swelling down and then keep it from flaring back up right away. If you can apply this therapy and stay at home, try using a walking stick when up and about to avoid putting weight on the hip. Avoid swift motions, and take your time moving around. When seated or lying down, find a position that puts the least amount of stress on your hip and pelvis area.

When thinking in the long term about gout and hip joint pain, you should talk to your doctor about an exercise program that can help strengthen the hip. You might also want to consider that gout is not the only reason that you are having pain in the hip, and that there may be other contributing factors. If you can get those factors addressed, the gout attacks in your hip area might not be as bad in the long run. Remember that by following advice about diet, medications, and other lifestyle changes gout can generally be well controlled.

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What Everyone Should Know About Folic Acid And Gout

Posted in Health & Fitness on October 13th, 2007

If you have gout, you probably already know that this happens because of a build up of uric acid in the system. That uric acid must have somewhere to go, and it often crystallizes in the joints. The big toe is the first place for gout to flare up for most people, and then other joints may follow. What you might not know is that there are some things that can naturally lower the amounts of this uric acid in your system. If you can find them, and they work for you, you may not have nearly as much pain as you normally do. Folic acid and gout relief may go hand in hand for some.

There has been some research that says 70 mgs of folic acid a day can lower the amounts of uric acid. However, other research has failed to repeat the findings. This might mean that taking folic acid may work for some people with gout, and not work for others. Vitamin C has shown more promise, but again, that might not work for everyone either. When it comes to natural remedies or supplementing with natural products, it is often a matter of waiting to see what works for you.

When it comes to folic acid and gout problems, what happens is pretty simple. It is thought that folic acid will neutralize an enzyme called xanthine oxidase. This encourages the production of uric acid in the body. If that enzyme is blocked to any degree, it might halt some of the excess uric acid from being produced and stored within your body. Of course, with less uric acid comes less pain, and less frequent gout flare-ups.

There are some things you should think about when you want to try a folic acid and gout remedy. Though some recommend the above stated amount of 70 mgs a day of folic acid other sources say as little as 10 mgs or somewhere in between the two at about 40 mgs a day should be taken. What you probably haven’t considered, and most people don’t when taking vitamins, is that you can take too much of a good thing. Even too much folic acid can cause problems in the body, especially for those with certain conditions.

If you have epilepsy, and you take medication for it, you should know that the folic acid and gout remedy might not be for you. This is because too much folic acid can interfere with your medication and render it less effective. It might also interfere with other vitamins in your body, and give you some unpleasant side effects.

Because of those reasons, and many other possible interactions, this is one remedy that you should discuss with your doctor first before taking it. If they agree you can try it, always report anything that might seem unusual as soon as possible. That way your doctor can determine if it is the result of the folic acid and gout remedy or not. Getting gout problems taken care of is important, but your overall health is even more important.

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Acid Reflux Gas Indigestion Problems

Posted in Health & Fitness on October 6th, 2007

Living with acid reflux can be hard enough, but when you add other problems to that, it can be downright life altering. There are some reflux sufferers who also have problems with gas and indigestion, and those problems mixed with acid reflux are enough to make anyone miserable. You may not think they are related, but there are times when gas indigestion problems are directly linked to your acid reflux, or are aggravating your condition.

In the case of gas, it might be making your reflux worse, or might even be the cause of it. When food sits in the stomach for too long, it begins to break down but does not necessarily move through the digestion tract quickly enough. That creates gas in the stomach and can put undo pressure on the muscle between your stomach and your esophagus that is meant to stay closed to prevent reflux. When opened, or even pushed open repeatedly by excess gas, you run the risk of having acid splash up into your esophagus.

When it come to indigestion, you may think it is just a natural part of acid reflux, but that might be related to the gas problem you are experiencing. Gas indigestion problems can feel much like acid reflux symptoms, but are more likely the cause of your reflux. All of these things go together to make you feel very uncomfortable.

Some sufferers think that they are producing too much stomach acid and that is the root of all of their problems. However, what most people don’t realize is that as you age, you actually produce lower amounts of stomach acid, and that may be what is at the root of your gas indigestion problems. When there is not enough acid, food is not digested as quickly and can not move through your system. Instead, it sits in the stomach producing excess gas as a result. It’s a vicious circle.

If you think that gas indigestion problems might be what a concern for you, there are a few things you can do. One is to take a digestive enzyme supplement. Digestive enzymes aid digestion and can help food move through your system in a timely manner. That can help eliminate many of the problems associated with gas building up in your stomach that makes acid reflux worse. Some acid reflux sufferers suggest having apple cider vinegar diluted in water fifteen to thirty minutes before a meal as a way of balancing out your digestive system.

You can talk with your doctor about digestive enzymes, and modifications to your meals to see if slow digestion might be the root of your gas indigestion problems.

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Understanding Acid Reflux Difficulty Swallowing

Posted in Health & Fitness on October 2nd, 2007

Sometimes, acid reflux is something that is a nuisance, but can be controlled rather easily with medications, changes in diet and sleep habits, or possibly by using homeopathic methods. However, when reflux has been left unchecked for some time, or when it is very severe, bigger problems can occur. Some have sinus problems, and others may find that they are prone to reparatory problems because of acid damage within the lungs. Even more troublesome for many is that they develop acid reflux difficulty swallowing.

Acid that escapes the stomach and works its way up the esophagus can be very damaging to many of the tissues that it encounters. It can burn and damage the esophagus, but once on medication, it can heal. The lungs and voice box might not fair that well, and some damage in the throat can scar over. When this scarring occurs, it might not be reversible by just treating your acid reflux. The muscles and tissues must flex for swallowing, and when scarred, they can no longer do that. That is probably the worst part of acid reflux difficulty swallowing.

If you find that you think you have acid reflux difficulty swallowing, you should make sure you call your doctor as soon as you possibly can. As you can imagine, this is a serious situation that means you need immediate medical evaluation and treatment. The throat is not the only thing involved in swallowing, as the esophagus also moves the food down to the stomach. If you have damage in both areas, you aren’t going to be able to eat anything, and that can lead to huge problems in all other areas of your body, as you can well imagine.

When you see someone about your acid reflux difficulty swallowing, they will use a small camera to see what is going on in your throat and esophagus. That helps a doctor guage the damage and also to see what they might have to do to fix it. Many things can happen next. In some cases, they may think it will clear up on its own, and there are times the esophagus can be stretched with a special tool. When problems are very bad, you may face surgery. While treatment is on-going, you may be told to eat only soft foods, to crush your mediations, and to get as many good calories as you can in liquid form.

Thankfully, acid reflux difficulty swallowing is actually a very rare occurrence. When reflux is bad enough to cause such damage, it is very painful otherwise, and most seek treatment and get it under control before this is a problem. When you think about all of the things that the acid can do to your body, you can see why it is wise to get help from a doctor or homeopath before things go to far. The problem of reflux seems to be more of an inconvienince and a pain than something that is serious in nature, but that is exactly what it can be if left untreated.

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